List of people from Stockton, California
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This is a list of notable past and present residents of the U.S. city of Stockton, California, and its surrounding metropolitan area. People born in Stockton are printed in bold.
- Ricky Barnes (born 1981), professional golfer
- Greg Bishop (born 1971), NFL offensive tackle
- Dallas Braden (born 1983), MLB pitcher
- Pete Carroll (born 1951), NFL coach (born in San Francisco, attended and coached at University of the Pacific)
- Brandin Cooks (born 1993), NFL wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams 
- Nate Diaz (born 1985), mixed martial artist
- Nick Diaz (born 1983), mixed martial artist, Former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion
- Dennis Edwards (born 1959), NFL defensive end
- Frederick Feary (1912–1994), boxer, 1932 U.S. Amateur champion and Olympic bronze medalist
- Cathy Ferguson (born 1948), swimmer, 2-time Olympic gold medalist
- Ed Fisher (born 1949), NFL and USFL guard
- John Gianelli (born 1950), pro basketball player
- Brian Goodell (born 1959), Olympic gold medalist and world record-holding swimmer
- Eddie Guardado (born 1970), MLB relief pitcher
- Wayne Hardin (born 1927), College Football Hall of Fame at Navy and Temple (born in Smackover, Arkansas, attended and coached at University of the Pacific
- Willard Harrell (born 1952), NFL running back
- Von Hayes (born 1958), MLB outfielder
- J. D. Hill (born 1948), NFL wide receiver
- Dan Inosanto (born 1936), martial arts instructor
- Hue Jackson (born 1965), NFL coach (born in Los Angeles, attended and coached at University of the Pacific)
- Trumaine Johnson (born 1990), NFL cornerback
- Derek Kennard (born 1962), NFL guard and center
- Dean Kremer (born 1996), Israeli-American baseball pitcher
- Mike Macfarlane (born 1964), MLB catcher
- Doug Martin (born 1989), NFL running back
- James Nunnally (born 1990), pro basketball player
- Brian Peets (born 1956), NFL tight end
- Mike Pereira, NFL vice president of officiating, rules analyst for Fox Sports
- Pete Morelli (born 1951), NFL referee
- Louis Rankin (born 1985), NFL and CFL running back
- Webster Slaughter (born 1964), NFL wide receiver
- Ed Sprague, Jr. (born 1967), MLB third baseman
- Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862–1965), athlete and pioneer of college football (born in West Orange, New Jersey, coached at University of the Pacific)
- Julius Thomas (born 1988), NFL tight end
- Eric Williams (born 1962), NFL defensive lineman
- Dolores Wilson (born 1928), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League outfielder
- Jim Winn (born 1959), MLB relief pitcher
- Melvin Belli (1907–1996), lawyer known as "The King of Torts"
- Benjamin Holt (1849–1920), inventor and founder of Holt Manufacturing Company
- Tillie Ehrlich Lewis (1901–1977), businesswoman, founder of Tillie Lewis Foods
- Robert Six (1907–1986), former CEO of Continental Airlines
- Edwin Lewis Snyder (1887–1969), architect
- Alex Spanos (born 1923), businessman, owner of NFL's Los Angeles Chargers
- Dean Spanos (born 1950), president of Los Angeles Chargers
- Walter Anthony (1872–1945), screenwriter
- Dennis Dun (born 1952), actor
- Santino Fontana (born 1982), actor
- Cay Forrester (1921–2005), actress
- Chase Hudson ( born 2002) Social Media Personality
- Mark Gantt (born 1968), actor, producer
- Lamont Johnson (1922–2010), actor, director
- Janet Leigh (1927–2004), actress (born in Merced, attended University of the Pacific)
- Taylor Mac (born 1973), actor, playwright, performance artist, director
- Dolores Moran (1926–1982), actress and model
- Chris Olivero (born 1984), actor
- Jazz Raycole (born 1988), actress, dancer
- Justin Roiland (born 1980), actor, animator, writer, and producer
- Ross Thomas (born 1981), actor, filmmaker
- Ace Andres (born 1958), guitarist, singer/songwriter
- Chi Cheng (1970-2013), guitarist, musician/poet
- Dave Brubeck (1920–2012), jazz pianist and composer (born in Concord, attended University of the Pacific)
- Shannon Curtis, musician, singer/songwriter
- Gil Evans (1912–1988), musician, pianist, composer
- Chris Isaak (born 1956), musician, singer/songwriter
- Hallway Productionz (formed 2002), 3 time Grammy nominated music producers Teak & Dejon Underdue
- Scott Kannberg (born 1966), musician
- Stephen Malkmus (born 1966), musician
- Pavement (formed 1989), indie rock band
- Grant-Lee Phillips (born 1963), musician, singer/songwriter
- Cliffie Stone (1917–1998), musician, country singer
- Jasmine Sandlas (born 1985), Punjabi singer, songwriter, rapper
- Randy Stonehill (born 1952), guitarist, singer/songwriter
- Savage Sun (born 1972), rapper
- Gary Young (born 1953), musician
- Raymond Cox (1951-2017), Minnesota state legislator and businessman
- Dolores Huerta (born 1930), labor leader and civil rights activist, co-founder of the United Farm Workers
- Larry Itliong (1913–1977), Filipino American labor leader and union partner of Cesar Chavez
- David S. Terry (1823–1889), 4th Chief Justice of California
- Richard O. Buckius (born 1950), engineer and Chief Operating Officer of the National Science Foundation
- José M. Hernández (born 1962), engineer and NASA astronaut
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- "Dallas Braden Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 6, 2012.
- "Brandin Cooks". NFL.com.
- "Nate Diaz - Official UFC Fighter Profile". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- "Nick Diaz MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography". Sherdog. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- "Trojans' local ties run deep". Recordnet.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
- "Jim Winn Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 6, 2012.
- "Chris Isaak Biography". Biography. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
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